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    The position offers a unique and challenging experience for a highly motivated attorney in the Civil Division. The person hired for this position will have primary responsibility for both affirmative and defensive civil cases and matters throughout the district, handling cases and matters from inception through resolution by settlement, motion practice, or trial.

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    Responsibilities

    Assistant U.S. Attorneys litigate complex matters with a high degree of autonomy across a wide variety of subject matter areas. Independence, initiative and the ability to handle multiple case obligations while generating a high-quality work product is critical.

    The incumbent will be expected to litigate on behalf of the government, a wide variety of civil cases including employment discrimination, medical malpractice, constitutional claims against federal officials, personal injury, bankruptcy, collection, foreclosure, health care fraud, procurement fraud, prisoner litigation, challenges to federal agency actions, and subpoena and summons enforcement litigation. Assigned cases will include matters pending in United States District Court.

    In affirmative investigations, the incumbent will be expected to work closely with case agents and investigators to develop and pursue effective enforcement actions, including in the areas of health care fraud and drug diversion.

    Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

    Information about the District can be found here: https://www.justice.gov/usao-ri

    For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorney's Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/careers/careers.html

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel requirements typically entail no more than 1-5 days per month.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    29

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    0905 Attorney

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/502131900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.